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  Words related to rub

Related / Similar Words: wipe, hang-up, hitch, snag, fray, fret, chafe, scratch, itch

 

Definition:
  • the act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub";
  • an unforeseen obstacle;
  • move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin";
  • cause friction; "my sweater scratches";
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don''t scratch your insect bites!";

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    See Also: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off, massage, knead, erase, rub out, score out, efface, wipe off

     

    Hyponyms: scuff, brush, gauge, puree, strain, rosin, sponge down, sponge off, worry, scrub, scour, abrade, smear, blur, smudge, smutch, scrape, grate, wipe, pass over

     

    Entailments: touch

     

    Derivational Morphology: wipe, pass over, scratch, itch, friction, detrition, rubbing, abrasion, scrape, excoriation, chafe, itchiness, itching, scabies, scratcher

     

    Anagrams: bur

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Danish: gnide  
    Dutch: wrijven   Finnish: hangata  
    French: frotter   German: reiben  
    Hungarian: dörzsöl   Italian: strofinare  
    Japanese: こする   Korean: 비비다  
    Latin: terere   Portuguese: friccionar  
    Romanian: freca   Russian: тереть  
    Serbian: trljanje   Slovene: treti  
    Spanish: frotar   Swedish: gnida  
    Telugu: రుద్దు   Turkish: ovmak  
     
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